Genetic information privacy; civil penalty. (SB419)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Genetic information privacy; civil penalty. Establishes requirements for direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies, including requirements related to information to be provided to consumers, consent requirements, requirements related to security of and consumer access to genetic information, requirements for contracts between direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies and service providers, and prohibitions on disclosure of genetic information by direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies. The bill also prohibits discrimination against a consumer based on exercise of rights related to genetic information privacy and imposes civil penalties for violations of the provisions of the bill. Read the Bill »


01/11/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the General Laws and Technology Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102071D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB419)
02/02/2022Continued to 2023 in General Laws and Technology (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)